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Brophy Bros. Seafood Restaurant & Clam Bar

1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001
805-639-0865
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Ranked #20 of 383 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a casual seafood house that is located right on the dock in the Ventura & Santa Barbara Harbor. You'll find a bustling scene of fisherman, young professionals and sand-sprinkled beach-goers nearly every night of the week at these true-blue waterfront institution. Dungeness crab cocktail, oysters on the half-shell and fried shrimp round out the "small" menu offerings. Fresh fish specials, such as grilled white sea bass from local waters, mahi mahi dusted in Cajun spices and pan-blackened local yellowtail, are highlights on the "long" menu. No matter what, libations are always in order at this locals' favorite gathering place. Everyone is welcome at Brophy's, hope to see you soon.
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Oxnard, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Very enjoyable for the atmosphere. Large outdoor deck. Seafood OK. A larger space than the Santa Barbara location and I would recommend that one but a very nice view and popular. Stairs up to enter. There may be handicap access but call. Get the steamed clams with a beer, nice bar. If it's packed lean on the the open windows... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Heard such great things about this place so finally had a chance to see what all the hype was about. First off we went at night during their happy hour during Thursday night football. They do have some great happy hour prices and the place was crowded. Was able to get two seats at the end of the bar. Our... More

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Santa Maria, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Very nice location, good food, good wine, great staff. Very good experience. Nothing exceptional though. Perfect if you want to play it safe, a little plain if you're an adventurous foodie like me.

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Chowchilla, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

this is a very good established restaurant, serves great seafood and cold beer. i was there with some buddies for dinner and they were able to treat us to a good hot meal.

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simi valley
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You gotta get here early for happy hour because nobody leaves! I was in Ventura for a week and propbably stopped in 4 times. Brophy Bros is consistant and quick service. They totaly took care of me. I have been visiting this place for years and I see many of the same local people people. My favorite food items here... More

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Reno
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went there at the recommendation of one of the volunteers at Santa Cruz Island (part of the Channel Island National Park). Loved the salmon and the seabass. Service was super nice and friendly. Food also came out really quickly which was great since we were all starving...Perfect location inside the Ventura harbor.

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Costa Rica
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent fresh seafood. Especially good, the crab cakes, seafood fettuccine, Mahi Mahi, clam chowder, calamari appetizer, and Pinot Grigio to drink! The restaurant is very popular and very busy so make reservations if you can. Try to sit outside -- best views of the marina!

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Ventura CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We dropped by for dinner before we went to the comedy club next door. It was a Saturday night and the place was busy, but we lucked out and a couple of spots opened up at the bar. Our server/Bartender was polite, friendly and witty. The drinks were potent and the service prompt. We ordered food and both of our... More

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Camarillo, Ca
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

With a great view of Ventura Harbor and the mountains combined with good seafood Brophy Bros is worth a visit. All of our dishes were good, the fried calamari was excellent as was the clam chowder, and the crab cakes were wonderful. It is located on the second floor but there is an elevator if you need one. Inside is... More

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Burbank, California, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My husband and I went to brophy for happy hour and to watch the boats go out in the evening. We ended up staying for hours eating, making new friends, eating some more.... The fried calamari was some of the best i have ever had. It was freshly caught and lightly breaded and fried perfectly. It wasn't rubbery of stringy... More

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Address: 1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805-639-0865
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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